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Principal Software Engineer

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Ft. Lauderdale - Florida - United States, Maitland - Florida - United States, Pembroke Pines - Florida - United States, Sunrise - Florida - United States, Toronto - Ontario - Canada, Weston - Florida - United States

Description & Qualifications


Are you a Full Stack Software Developer with a passion for developing cutting edge mobile and web applications that customers value? Are you a self-starter who knows hot to be successful in a small, agile team environment? Do you care deeply about product quality, end-user experience and all of the details that make it possible? Do you enjoy sharing your brilliant ideas and having fun with your co-workers every day?

UKG is working on a new product which will support our customers in their effort to create and promote an innovative, people-focused culture. With an emphasis on collaboration and accountability, our product will nurture an employee's work journey by personalizing and illuminating their path forward through actionable suggestions, which radically increases both personal job fulfillment and overall employee retention. This position requires technical excellence with complex and distributed systems, along with a strong ability to communicate both within your team, and across the organization. We work in small teams with daily stand ups, regular releases, and a culture of ownership.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with architects and technical leads to spec, write and deploy code
• Brainstorm features with product managers and designers, and guide decisions based on your knowledge of the codebase.
• Collaborate with DevOps engineers to create and enhance our pipelines
• Mentor junior engineers to hone their skillset


• Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent experience.
• 6+ years experience engaging with software/test engineers on enterprise level software development projects
• Prior experience using Javascript/Typescript, Frontend Frameworks (e.g. Angular), Java and SQL
• Good understanding of software Security practices
• Good understanding of Microservice patterns/deployment and Cloud deployments
• Clear communicator who works well in a team setting

Nice to have skills:
• Experience with working on mobile applications with iOS or Android (Ionic)
• Experience with MySQL, Redis and Spring Boot
• Experience using Message Brokers like Kafka
• Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and public cloud deployment platforms (GCP)
• Experience with CI/CD tooling (Concourse, Teamcity
• Experience with monitoring tools like Grafana

Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.

Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.